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Perri's debut novel hits shelves this May. (PHOTO BY BRIANNA GOODMAN/ THE OBSERVER)

Author Camille Perri Discusses Debut Novel

May 27, 2016

THE ASSISTANTS By Camille Perri 282 pp. Putnam. $25 By BRIANNA GOODMAN Copy Editor Emerita An under...

Messy dorm room? Get to work in order to start fresh this Spring!
(PHOTO BY JESSE CARLUCCI/ THE OBSERVER)

FCLC’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

April 8, 2016

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Copy Editor With the beginning of spring comes the infamous ritual that defines this se...

(You Don’t Have To) Put a Ring On It

March 19, 2016

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Copy Editor “I always hated it when my heroines got married,” Rebecca Traister begins in her thorough new book, “All the Single Ladies: Unmarried W...

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Benign

March 8, 2016

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Copy Editor A small marble sprouting on the right side of your right boob that you w...

Idra Novey at her book launch of

A Brazilian Novelist on the Run

March 2, 2016

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Copy Editor A round woman bearing a cigar and a suitcase climbs up an almond tree and promptl...

Black History Month Must-Reads

February 15, 2016

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Contributing Writer February is Black History Month, and as is true with...

A guitar, a piano, and the voice of a man who is near death. (VIA FLICKR)

So Lonesome

November 9, 2015

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Copy Editor There are no synthetic beats raging in the background. There are no ele...